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    E-Learning Development Grant Winners 2014

    By Natasa Perovic, on 7 August 2014

     The winning bids for E-Learning Development Grants (ELDGs) 2014/15  have been selected. 

    Congratulations to all!

    Applicant(s)

    Department

    Summary title

    Alan Parkinson, Lynsie Chew, Jim Berry Management Science & Innovation Using e-voting Data and Feedback to Steer Teaching and Learning
    Kevin Kiernan Management Science & Innovation Multi-part Mixed Media Questioning For Objective Formative Assessment
    Antonis Bikakis; Anne Welsh; Simon Mahony; Charlie Inskip Department of Information Studies LOBD: Linked Open Bibliographic Data: creating an open, linked and interactive educational resource for bibliographic data
    David Bowler Physics & Astronomy Investigating IPython notebook servers for teaching physics
    Michael Clarke & Chris Donlan Developmental Science Evaluation of a new blended learning programme
    Nicole Johnston LIS – Social and Historical Sciences – UCL Qatar Using Lecture Capture to flip the classroom for students who speak English as a foreign or second language
    Sarah Warnes Management Science & Innovation Using scenario and action-based blended learning to engage and motivate students in a large cohort
    Adam Liston UCL Institute of Neurology Distance Learning Neuroanatomy Workshops – development of an online resource
    Amit Batla UCL Institute of Neurology Interactive case based instructional methodology in clinical neurology
    Daven Armoogum Physics & Astronomy The Custom Analysis Toolkit
    Gesine Manuwald Greek and Latin Artefacts from the Petrie Museum in Greek and Latin classes

     

    E-LEARNING DEVELOPMENT GRANTS (ELDG)

    Meet ELE!

    By Fiona Strawbridge, on 24 May 2012

    We’ve been re-structured!

    More than a year in gestation, the ‘Smart IT‘ reorganisation in UCL’s Information Services Division has finally transformed the old LTSS (Learning Technology Support Service) into shiny new E-Learning Environments, aka ELE – (and yes we’re planning lots of cheesy ‘ELEphant in the room’/’ELEphant that’s scared of mice’ jokes and cute logos).

    What does it really mean?

    Well we are very pleased to be expanding from 8 staff to 15. This means that in addition to the core services that we’ve long been associated with we will be able to work more closely with departments and individuals, we’ll be doing more ‘horizon scanning’ and evaluation work, and will be running trials of new technologies and educational approaches. We will also be working with colleagues in UCL Estates to develop UCL’s physical learning spaces (hence the ‘environments’ part of our name).

    ELE has three new sub-teams:

    • E-Learning Services, led by Jason Norton, managing our core services, end-user support and the central training programme.
    • E-Learning Advisory, led by Clive Young, supporting and disseminating good practice through school-facing facilitators who work closely with CALT colleagues, running local events and staff development activities. The team includes a distance learning facilitator.
    • E-Learning Developments, led by Steve Rowett, horizon scanning and evaluating new technologies and pedagogies, running and evaluating trials. The team includes a learning spaces specialist and an evaluation specialist.

    If you want to contact anyone in the group email ele@ucl.ac.uk or call x 40820.